Category Economics

Whither Business History?: Memory, Message and Meaning by David Merrett

Emeritus Professor David Merrett, Professorial Fellow in the Department of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne presentation ‘Whither Business History?: Memory, Message and Meaning’ given at the 14th annual Friends of the Noel Butlin Archives Centre for 2015. Prologue I started my Bachelor of Economics at Monash in […]

Professor L.F. Giblin’s view of the Australian trade policy during the interwar years

The Giblin collection reveals Professor L.F. Giblin’s practical view of the Australian economy, challenging set approaches to empire. Recognising Australia‚Äôs interests and unique economic circumstances, Professor Giblin argued for greater responsibility in dealing with unemployment and falling trade during the Great Depression. He also called for greater self-sufficiency to develop a war-ready economy, broadening trade […]